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    Brand Name: AZEP

    Generic Name: Azelastine

    Generic for Azep* (Azelastine) is an antihistamine eye drops used to treat itchy eyes associated with hay fever or other seasonal allergies. This medication works by blocking histamine in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

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What is Generic for Azep* used for?

Generic for Azep* (Azelastine) is an antihistamine eye drops used to treat itchy eyes associated with hay fever or other seasonal allergies. This medication works by blocking histamine in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Azep*?

The dosage of Generic for Azep* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Azep*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.

The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Azep* is one drop in each affected eye twice a day.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Azep*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Azep* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Azep*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Azep*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Azep*?

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Azep*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Azep* can interact with other eye medications.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Azep*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Azep* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Azep* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Azep* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Azep* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Azep* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hair loss, and loss of appetite. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Azep*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Azep*?

Is it possible for me to use Generic for Azep* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Azep*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Azep*?
How will Generic for Azep* work in my body?
How should Generic for Azep* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Azep* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Azep* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug. Before using Generic for Azep*, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, or plan to become pregnant.

 

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